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North Shore Events

Each small town celebrates nature, arts and history, the great outdoors, local and regional talents, holidays and community. And you’re invited to join in. This North Shore Calendar of Events lists all kinds of goings-on; guided hikes, 99-mile bike races, fine art exhibits, pie-eating contests, solstice celebrations, historical talks, workshops, classes, summer festivals, small town parades, and the annual lighting of Split Rock Lighthouse.

Check out what’s going on during your visit!

 

George Morrison “Connections” Exhibit

George Morrison “Connections” Exhibit

April 18, 2022 - September 30, 2022    
12:00 am
At Grand Portage National Monument’s Heritage Center, the George Morrison Exhibit “Connections” will open the week of April 18, 2022. For this exhibit, the National Park Service (NPS) [...]
Sailing on the Hjørdis

Sailing on the Hjørdis

June 1, 2022 - August 31, 2022    
10:00 am
The flagship of the Grand Marais Harbor, Hjørdis shares the name of the mythical Norse goddess of war. Take a trip on this 50’ traditionally-rigged [...]
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition

75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition

June 10, 2022 - August 27, 2022    
All Day
7-5 Summer Exhibition June 10 – August 27, 2022 7-5 is a celebration of the Art Colony’s place within the Great Lakes region as well [...]
Through Our Hands VI

Through Our Hands VI

June 24, 2022 - July 17, 2022    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
A Celebration of All Things Fiber Knitting - Weaving - Handspun Fibers - Paper - Quilting - Rugs - Baskets - Beadwork - Clothing - [...]
Hovland Arts Festival

Hovland Arts Festival

July 2, 2022 - July 3, 2022    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Featuring artists and musicians from the East end of the MN Arrowhead region, the Hovland Arts Festival is an outdoor/indoor summer arts festival showcasing jewelry, [...]
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Moose lick salt on road
November 15, 2022 - December 31, 2022    
12:00 am
When temps drop in the winter, roads are salted to keep ice from forming. Like many of us, moose crave a little salt. Carefully drive [...]
Lutsen Mountains Thanksgiving Weekend
November 24, 2022 - November 27, 2022    
All Day
Lutsen Mountains open for the weekend!
Holiday Art Underground
November 25, 2022 - December 31, 2022    
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hand-made original art in pottery, jewelry, woodcuts and more. Lots to choose from.
Living with Craft Gallery Exhibition
November 30, 2022    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us for Living with Craft, a group exhibition presented by The North House Folk School and curated by Tib Shaw. Living with Craft features [...]
Living with Craft Gallery Exhibition
December 1, 2022    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us for Living with Craft, a group exhibition presented by The North House Folk School and curated by Tib Shaw. Living with Craft features [...]
Lutsen Mountains Early Season Friday-Sunday
December 2, 2022 - December 4, 2022    
All Day
Lutsen Mountains open for the season this weekend!
Castle Danger Brewery events
December 6, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weekly Specials Thursdays : 4-9 pm : Pizza and Pints Bring or order in a large local pizza and get four $1-off beers at the [...]
Full Cold Moon
December 7, 2022    
10:00 pm
The full moon is an amazing sight. Along the north shore and away from the lights of a city, it lights up the night sky. [...]
Dark Sky Festival
December 8, 2022 - December 10, 2022    
All Day
Cook County is home to one of the darkest skies in the world. Every year, explorers, adventurers, artists and photographers from around the world travel [...]
Two Harbors Curling Club Bonspiels
December 9, 2022 - December 11, 2022    
All Day
December 9 - 11  ::  The North Shore Open January 27 - 29 ::  Jim Osbakken Memorial Open March 3 - 5. ::  5Y & [...]
North Shore Open Bonspiel
December 10, 2022 - December 12, 2022    
All Day
Annual open bonspiel, details to come registration
But Does it Pour? Gallery Exhibition
December 10, 2022 - January 1, 2023    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us for But Does It Pour? a group exhibition presented by Cook County Potters. But Does It Pour? will display a wide variety of [...]
Events on November 27, 2022
Events on November 28, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
Events on November 29, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
Events on November 30, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
Living with Craft Gallery Exhibition
30 Nov 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 1, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
Living with Craft Gallery Exhibition
1 Dec 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 2, 2022
Events on December 3, 2022
Events on December 4, 2022
Events on December 5, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 6, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
Castle Danger Brewery events
6 Dec 22
Two Harbors
Events on December 7, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
Full Cold Moon
7 Dec 22
Events on December 8, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 9, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 10, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 11, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
Two Harbors Curling Club Bonspiels
9 Dec 22
Two Harbors
Events on December 12, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
North Shore Open Bonspiel
10 Dec 22
Two Harbors
Events on December 13, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
But Does it Pour? Gallery Exhibition
10 Dec 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 14, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
But Does it Pour? Gallery Exhibition
10 Dec 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 15, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
But Does it Pour? Gallery Exhibition
10 Dec 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 16, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
But Does it Pour? Gallery Exhibition
10 Dec 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 17, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
But Does it Pour? Gallery Exhibition
10 Dec 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 18, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
But Does it Pour? Gallery Exhibition
10 Dec 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 19, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
But Does it Pour? Gallery Exhibition
10 Dec 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 20, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
But Does it Pour? Gallery Exhibition
10 Dec 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 21, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
But Does it Pour? Gallery Exhibition
10 Dec 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 22, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
But Does it Pour? Gallery Exhibition
10 Dec 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 23, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
But Does it Pour? Gallery Exhibition
10 Dec 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 24, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
But Does it Pour? Gallery Exhibition
10 Dec 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 25, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
But Does it Pour? Gallery Exhibition
10 Dec 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 26, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
But Does it Pour? Gallery Exhibition
10 Dec 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 27, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
But Does it Pour? Gallery Exhibition
10 Dec 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 28, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
But Does it Pour? Gallery Exhibition
10 Dec 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 29, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
But Does it Pour? Gallery Exhibition
10 Dec 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 30, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
But Does it Pour? Gallery Exhibition
10 Dec 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 31, 2022
Holiday Art Underground
25 Nov 22
Grand Marais
But Does it Pour? Gallery Exhibition
10 Dec 22
Grand Marais

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